‘‘Telemedicine supports the provision of Health care services at a distance; that is, the individual & health care providers need not be in the same location. Telemedicine enables the delivery of safe and quality care to individuals living in areas with limited access to services‘‘(WHO)”.
Deptt. of Telemedicine Facility, IInd Floor, Convergence Block, AIIMS.
The AIIMS, New Delhi has Comprehensive facilities for teaching, research and patient care, to serve as a nucleus for nurturing excellence in all aspects of health care. The department of Telemedicine Facility is dedicated to provide all aspects of Telemedicine services to the Doctors and other paramedical staff AIIMS has an in-house Telemedicine link with NDDTC – Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh & Comprehensive Rural Health Services Project at Ballabhgarh in Haryana. In addition, as a premier institution, AIIMS provides telemedicine services like Tele-CMEs, Tele-Consultation (Online & Offline), Telephonic Consultation, Tele-Conferences, Tele-Live surgery, Tele-Evidence etc …to various medical colleges and hospitals all over India and these services are also extended to other countries as well.